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Tales from the bucket



I am a man in constant sorrow

constant worry

constant strife

I am constantly opposing every constant in my life

there are times when I am happy

I have even raised a smile

but that is just a consequence

of a constant

in denial



Mostly I sit and amuse myself by

continuously pressing the self destruct button

I do this in the v...

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Tales from the bucket

When the steam clears


There’s a proper sound

something real

a “Clunk”

a proper chunk of past

proper steel to steel

wheel to wheel

a “Thunk”

something you can feel


I Thunk!

I clod about in boots

steel toe capped boots

heel to heel

steel to steel

It suits me


they are my rails

my parallel tracks

in them

I feel secure

on track


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Tales from the bucket

The tale of the bucket with the easy swing handle


If I should have a field

then I would build a shed

when in it I could yield

ideals within my head

I would have a window

I’d point it at the ground

the shed itself erected

from the things that I have found,


like a door

and the galvanized sheets from another shed

that’s not a shed no more

and a roof that ...

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